Menu

Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo Irish Sailing

Greystones Harbour and Marina News
Howth's Storm (Pat Kelly) was the class one winner at Greystones Regatta
Greystones Sailing Club Regatta drew a fleet of over 80 boats for its annual regatta today. Despite the wet and windy forecast, the popular end–of–season fixture drew boats from clubs as far north as Malahide in County Dublin and as…
Wicklow Winner – The Greystones Harbour based Eleuthera will face stiff Dublin competition on home waters in this Sunday's Taste of Greystones Regatta. Frank Whelan's Grand Soleil 44, that was a Cork Week and Calves Week winner this Summer, will take in Saturday's ISORA Dublin Bay to Greystones race too
The buoyant Dublin yacht racing scene moves en masse to County Wicklow this weekend as two of the country's leading yacht racing organisations prepare separate feeder races for the Taste of Greystones Regatta on Sunday afternoon.  A 25–boat ISORA fleet will…
The 50th anniversary banquet in full swing on Saturday 16 June
#Greystones - Greystones Sailing Club celebrated 50 years of racing and adventures from the North Wicklow harbour at the recent ‘Big Barn Banquet’. Members old and new gathered at the clubhouse compound on Saturday 16 June — including Irish Sailing…
Cruisers two winner Checkmate from Howth Yacht Club
It was a case of third time lucky for Sunday's Greystones Regatta in County Wicklow. Despite a limp forecast, the full two race programme was sailed today in ideal sailing conditions, banishing the curse of the last two editions that have been cut…
A feature of the Greystones event is that it is run both on IRC/Standard ECHO and current ECHO
East Coast sailing fans are expecting a big weekend for the 'Taste of Greystones' Regatta this Sunday and, as the name suggests, Greystones Regatta in County Wicklow is about a night–out followed by a morning's racing. 'The night out is…
Graeme Noonan's Corby 26 Virgin Triangle from the host club will be competing in class two at the 'Taste of Greystones Regatta' on August 26th in County Wicklow
140–boats are expected off the coast of County Wicklow for the two–race 'Taste of Greystones Trophy' later this month.  Greystones Sailing Club (GSC) will be keeping its fingers crossed for better winds than two years ago when the 2017 edition sets…
The north pier, which borders the marina, was closed to public access by the harbour master over fears of escalating anti-social activity
#Greystones - Greystones’ harbour master has closed access to the north pier in the North Wicklow town over worsening anti-social behaviour — including assaults on two harbour staff. Alan Corr told the Wicklow Times this week that sustained anti-social activity…
The incident occurred at a hotel in the village of Stalida on Crete
#Greystones - Greystones Sailing Club has described the loss of junior member Laura Dempsey in a drowning incident in Crete as “a harrowing tragedy to happen on a family holiday”. Dempsey, 15, was found unresponsive in her hotel pool by…
New Greystones Coastguard Station 'Not Viable'
The new Coastguard station at Greystones harbour will not be built, according to Wicklow Councillor Derek Mitchell who says that after 12 years of discussions, planning and building at the harbour the Coastguard has decided to pull out. The Coastguard have…
James Kirwan's Beneteau 36.7 was second in class one ECHO at today's Taste of Greystones Regatta
Tim Goodbody's J109 White Mischief from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the winner of Cruisers one ECHO division in today's Taste of Greystones Harbour Regatta. The Greystones Sailing Club regatta was cut short for a second year running by…
Greystones Sailing Club Commodore David Nixon (centre), Vice Commodore Daragh Cafferky, Minister Simon Harris TD and Councillor Derek Mitchell at today's official clubhouse opening
Minister Simon Harris, officially opened Greystones Sailing Club's new premises on the South Pier in Greystones, County Wicklow this afternoon. The Club, originally established in 1968, caters for over 350 members and is very much a family club, rooted in…
Sailing at Greystones. The new clubhouse at Greystones will be officially opened on Sunday
Greystones Sailing Club will officially open its new premises on Sunday at 3pm at the new South Pier at Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow. Health Minister Simon Harris TD will perform the official opening. The Club, originally established in 1968,…
Greystones Sailing Club Commodore David Nixon (centre) with members of the Cruising Association of Ireland at the new Greystones SC clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo Aidan Couglan
Sailing and cruising history of all sorts has been made at Greystones over the weekend reports W M Nixon, with the new harbourside clubhouse opening on Friday, and then on Saturday the new multi-function facility hosted its first event, the…
Ireland's newest harbour and marina facility at Greystones in County Wicklow got a further boost this month with the signing of the lease of the new clubhouse for Greystones Sailing Club just before Christmas. The lease signed is from Wicklow County…
#Greystones - Following moves to complete clubhouses for Greystones Harbour users comes news that work is resuming on the delayed residential part of the €300 million marina development. According to The Irish Times, the first of an expected 350-plus new…
#Greystones - Moves are being made to complete developments for five clubs in Greystones Harbour before year's end, as the Wicklow Times reports. Developer Bridgedale JV recently informed Greystones Municipal District councillors that the €3.5 million facilities are nearing completion…

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

DBSC
Howth Yacht Club
Kinsale Yacht Club
National Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Irish Yacht club

Featured Brokers

mgm sidebutton

Featured Associations

ISA sidebutton
ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Events

corkweek sidebutton
tokyo sidebutton
roundireland sidebutton
wave regatta
sovscup sidebutton
vdlr sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

CHMarine Afloat logo
viking sidebutton

Featured Sailmakers

northsails sidebutton
uksails sidebutton

Featured Marinas

dlmarina sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
sellingboat sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating